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Project Management, Finance and Risk MSc

Project Management, Finance and Risk MSc

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Full time | Northampton Square | 1 year | SEP

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Full time


1 year

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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Project Management (Business / Industry) Financial Management Risk Management

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Course Summary

Key information

This academically-rigorous and practical programme will give you a strong foundation in quantitative risk assessment and decision making under uncertain conditions, linked with classical engineering economics and financial engineering. Building on your undergraduate degree your MSc will give you many career opportunities.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

The benefits of this course are wide and varied and will help progress your future career.

From analysing indecision within games theory to rebuilding a country’s infrastructure, you’ll explore the drivers in which businesses operate, and the challenges and opportunities that project manager’s face.

Your learning will be complemented by invited lectures from experts across the industry who bring a diverse set of skills and the ability to solve complex problems.

Who is this course for?

It’s likely you’ll have a scientific or financial engineering background as the course covers quantitative risk assessment in depth, which requires an aptitude for measuring and analysing data.

This MSc is for those planning a career in managing the introduction of capital goods or applying the latest project management techniques to complex projects.


Graduates with this degree are in high demand across a wide range of careers involving project management, risk management and financial planning.

If you want to work in infrastructure management and development, which involves management of supply chain and/or financial risks, this programme will be particularly relevant. Additionally, the course is ideal if you are planning a career in any of the following areas:

  • capital goods
  • management consultancy
  • risk analysis in the pharmaceutical industry
  • project management in the construction industry
  • investment banking
  • banking analysis
  • financial risk analysis
  • real estate management
  • marketing management
  • aircraft engineering
  • entrepreneurship.


This module concentrates on the translation of decision problems into an appropriate mathematical form and the solution of the resulting optimisation problem. You will cover linear and non-linear optimisation for both deterministic and non- deterministic problems.

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Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a minimum of a lower second class honours degree or the equivalent from an international institution in a subject with suitable scientific content. Applicants with other qualifications are also considered.

University information

City, University of London (City) is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. There are over 20,000 students who call the university home, and a postgraduate population of 46%. City has a diverse and international learning community, with over 175,000 alumni representing more than 180 countries worldwide. City is comprised of five different schools: School of Arts & Social...more

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